In de Verzekering tegen de Grote Dorst

Frans Baetensstraat 45
Eizeringen, Belgium 1750
bar  5/5.0 110 reviews
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM on Sundays, Church holidays, and funerals

Mayor: kermis (3) | Affiliated user(s) here yves45 | Taps: 3 | Bottles: 120+
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
mcberko  (896) Vancouver, British Columbia | May 13, 2013
The ABSOLUTE BEST experience I’ve ever had at a bar! ...despite the ridiculous hours. Vintage lambic list is incredible, perhaps only topped by Akkurat and maybe DHVL (but it’s close). Prices are probably the most reasonable in the whole country -- as of May 2013, Hommage was 45€, for example. Atmosphere is just wonderful, with mostly elderly locals comprising the clientele. We arrived early (around 9:40am; opening is 10am), and the owners’ parents greeted us shortly thereafter, inviting us in early. Both the owners and parents were extremely friendly and warm. Accessible by one bus (#128) from Gare du West -- make sure you’re in Belgium on a Sunday so you can visit this amazing place.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
ahn  (10) Madrid, Spain | March 20, 2017
Solo puedo decir que es un lugar con un encanto tan especial que estamos contando los días para volver.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
BuckeyeBoy  (219) Boise, Idaho | March 7, 2017
Had to make a stop to this amazing lambic mecca. Nice little place with an amazing bottle list along with a nice selection of gueze on draft. The prices were very good and the service was even better. Very nice place to visit and share some amazing lambic with other guests. One very important thing to keep in mind is this place is CASH only. So bring your euros.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
hawanna  (45) Freising, Germany | February 28, 2017
Great experience. Friendly Service. Good Prices. Unbelievable Selection of Gueuze and Lambics.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
Leighton  (1015) London, England | February 26, 2017
One of the great beer experiences I’ve had. This place is a little tricky to reach (it’s a bit outside Brussels and requires a train and bus), and of course the opening hours are comical (only a few hours on Sunday mornings/early afternoons), but the effort is worth it. This place is really a lambic-lover’s Mecca. The selection is incredible, with numerous offerings you won’t find anywhere else in the world. On top of that, the prices on the beers are very reasonable. The service is friendly. The ambiance is jovial - folks just enjoying a few beers on Sunday morning! It is a pretty small place, though, and certainly popular, so make sure you arrive early to ensure you get seats. For lambic aficionados visiting Brussels/Belgium, you should plan your trip so that you can visit this place. It is top echelon.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
King_Alex_II  (133) , Switzerland | February 24, 2017
Difficult to get there; super cheap lambics; lots of locals, when it gets crowded. Insanely lovely place, and a very special experience, but it really is far away and rarely opened.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
SinH4  (138) Garching b. München, Germany | February 6, 2017
This place is everything they say about it and there’s hardly anything substantial that I can add: going here is a real beer experience. Lots of Lambics on draught for fair prices, and an extensive bottle list of many vintage and non-vintage bottles, some of which are surprisingly cheap. The place fills up rather quickly, but then empties rather quickly after 12 again. Many locals and beer people having an unpretentious Sunday morning enjoying Lambic. You are probably going to meet many interesting people from the local beer scene as well. Absolutely worth traveling for, and the ridiculous opening hours just add to this experience. The most charming place I’ve ever been to.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
tourdeluux  (4) , Belgium | February 3, 2017
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
Achel  (18) Ioannina, Greece | February 2, 2017
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
reggiedunlop  (182) The dub c, Pennsylvania | January 16, 2017
Amazing little spot! I was so lucky to be nearby durinf their open hours. Amazing selection of lambic and geuze. Vintages galore! Friendly folks too. Go there!!
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
fombe89  (175) Asturias, Spain | December 8, 2016
Gran local, situado a unos 30 minutos de bruselas, se mezclan lugareños con turistas cerveceros, gran trato y gran seleccion de cervezas a unos precios bastante buenos, lugar imprescinble. Rica bola de queso a la Gueuze

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